Suggested updates for Help - comments ?
warlord at MIT.EDU
Thu Apr 19 10:41:50 EDT 2007
Or you would "svn mv" the file.. But that requires SVN commit access.
Chris Lyttle <chris at wilddev.net> writes:
> I dont know if I've said this before to you, but THANKS. Updating the
> help is a long job and its a lot of work as you have found out. I'll try
> to get to looking this over this weekend.
> As to putting the files in svn, normally if they are being renamed as
> you are doing you rm the files locally and on the svn then add your
> files to the svn.
> Dave Herman wrote:
>> Chris et al,
>> I have been "working" on updating the Help documentation for some time,
>> the task just seems to keep getting longer and longer.
>> I have reached the stage that I would like some feedback on the
>> structure and contents of the document. And encourage any one so
>> inclined for assistance.
>> I have broken the document into a number of files, in general there is
>> one for each chapter. The files are now named "Help_ch_XXXX.xml" where
>> is XXXX is the chapter identification. The FIGURES files also were
>> renamed. The motivation for the name changes is that apparently both
>> the Help and T & C Guide files are placed in the same directory.
>> The document is now structured in two dimensions; 1) to assist
>> navigation though the GUI options, and 2) by description of various
>> actions (i.e. a chapter on operations related to accounts, a separate
>> chapter on transactions orientated operations). Additional links
>> between sections were also added. Created an appendix "tips & tidbits"
>> (sorry Beth Leonard I haven't added your PayPal discussion ... yet.)
>> There are still many areas that need updating - On-line banking,
>> Importing QIF/OFX files, Report printing and Custom reports to name a
>> few. The Business facilities documentation also needs to be enhanced or
>> did I miss some things?
>> I'm attaching a tar of the Help files - unpack into a folder and open
>> "gnucash-help.xml" with yelp.
>> There are two tags in gnc-ui.h that will need to be updated, HL_USAGE
>> ("usage") should point to the Business facilities chapter and
>> HL_SXEDITOR (tool-sched) should change to "trans-sched".
>> How should this be handled in svn?
>> Comments & Feedback ?
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